Turns Out Sugar Affects Your Brain In The Same Way That Drugs Do

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:04

The reason for our obsession with sugary foods has to do with the effect the sweet substance has on the human brain.

Running Apps

Top 5 Must-Have Running Apps

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:47

Check out these five running apps that can track your progress and offer a little bit of motivation when you need it.


If You Don’t Tell Your Kids It's Good To Eat Healthy, They'll Eat Healthy

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:43

When children hear about the benefits of healthy food, they’re less likely to eat it.


Google To Define Perfect Human Health By Analyzing Medical Records And DNA

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:40

Google is searching to define optimum human health for the individual by analyzing the genomes and medical records of hundreds, and then thousands, of study participants.

Clean Plate Club

The Average Adult Eats 92% Of The Food Served To Them On A Plate

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:29

Both men and women eat 92 percent of the food that is served to them on plates in a restaurant setting.


Too Little Sleep Could Lead You To Mistake What You Remember

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:00

Too little sleep may increase your susceptibility to forming false memories.


Sleeping In Complete Darkness May Be Essential To Breast Cancer Treatment

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:30

Decreased light exposure helps us all get better rest. Based on a new study, high levels of melatonin, the sleep hormone, may prove successful in treating breast cancer tumors.

Study: Gut Microbiota Adjusts To Life Events

Gut Microbes Respond To Our Life Story With One Of Their Own

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:03

A new study shows microbes in the human gut respond to changes in the larger world, including in a move abroad and a case of food poisoning.

fighting hypothermia

Hypothermia: How To Increase Your Chances Of Survival In Freezing Water

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:00

Hypothermia involves your body temperature decreasing to dangerous lows, so it’s important to be mentally prepared in case you’re in a life or death situation.

Kacy Catanzaro Completes American Ninja Warrior Final

What It Takes To Become An American Ninja Warrior

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 09:30

American Ninja Warriors are some of the best athletes from across the country following a diet and exercise plan that tests their perseverance and willpower.

Woman enjoying flower lavender scent

4 Scents That Revitalize and Rejuvenate Your Mind And Body

By | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:00

Sniff your way to good health and try these aromatherapy cures — from grapefruit to rosemary — to treat everything from stress to cognitive function.

HPV Vaccine

Tweens Are Ignoring STI Vaccination Recommendations

By | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:24

Boys and girls around the age of 11 and 12 are ignoring the CDC's recommendation on receiving the three-dose HPV vaccination.


5 Beauty Hacks Using Mayonnaise

By | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:00

Mayonnaise can be used for more than making your summertime potato salad. Here are a few beauty hacks using the kitchen staple.

Business woman looking out window

Avoid These 10 Unhappiest Cities If You Can Help It

By | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 15:52

Career prospects, financial rewards, and housing attract millions of Americans to these top 10 unhappiest cities in the country. Is your city one of them?

Healthy living

This Is The Single Best Thing You Can Do For Your Health [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 13:47

The best possible thing you can do for your health is the one most effective treatment for a variety of diseases.